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  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is a major command of the U.S. Air Force. It is the air component for two Department of Defense unified commands - U.S. European Command, and U.S. Africa Command. 

  • National Museum of the United States Air Force

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the Department of the Air Force’s national institution for preserving and presenting its story. Each year, more than 800,000 visitors come to the museum to learn about the mission, history and

  • United States Air Force Academy

    The United States Air Force Academy offers a four-year program of instruction and experience designed to provide cadets the knowledge and character essential for leadership, and the motivation to serve as Air Force career officers. Each cadet graduates with a bachelor of science degree and a

  • United States Air Forces in Europe

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA), with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is a major command of the U.S. Air Force. It is the air component for two Department of Defense unified commands - U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), and U.S. Africa Command

  • Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force

    Civil Air Patrol–United States Air Force, or CAP-USAF, is headquartered at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. CAP-USAF provides day-to-day support, advice and liaison to the Civil Air Patrol and provides oversight for CAP programs, with particular emphasis on safety and programmatic requirements.

  • Air National Guard

    The Air National Guard is administered by the National Guard Bureau, a joint bureau of the departments of the Army and Air Force, located in the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. It is one of the seven Reserve components of the United States armed forces that augments the active components in the

  • Air Force Materiel Command

    Headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Air Force Materiel Command is a major command created July 1, 1992.

  • Pacific Air Forces

    Pacific Air Forces, headquartered at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, is a major command of the U.S. Air Force and is the air component of the U.S. Pacific Command.

  • Air Force Civil Engineer Center

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is responsible for providing responsive, flexible full-spectrum installation engineering services.

  • Air Force Safety Center

    The Air Force Safety Center, a field operating agency headquartered at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, develops, implements, executes and evaluates Department of the Air Force aviation, occupational, weapons, space and system mishap prevention and nuclear surety programs and policy.

  • Army and Air Force Exchange Service

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (the Exchange) has an enduring mission to provide quality merchandise and services to its customers at competitively low prices and to generate earnings which provide a dividend to support morale, welfare and recreation programs.

  • Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps

    Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps is the largest and oldest source of commissioned officers for the Air Force. AFROTC is designed to recruit, educate and commission officer candidates through academic education, field training and professional development training programs based on Air Force

  • Air Force Reserve Command

    The Air Force Reserve Command, with headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., became the ninth major command of the Air Force on Feb. 17, 1997, as a result of Title XII - Reserve Forces Revitalization - in Public Law 104-201, the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 1997.

  • Air Force Global Strike Command

    Air Force Global Strike Command, activated August 7, 2009, is a major command with headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, in the Shreveport-Bossier City community.

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